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May 14, 2012 5:30pm PDT
including california. governor jerry brown revealed today that california's budget is in a lot more trouble than we knew. and we asked ben tracy to show us what that means. >> reporter: jana bell soto is halfway through college at the university of california, irvine. he's worried he won't be able to finish. tuition went up 14% this school year because of state budget cuts. >> my mom already told my little brother he's going to have to go into the military so they can pay for his college. >> reporter: the u.c. system plans to raise tuition another 6% in july to nearly $13,000. that's more than double what students paid just five years ago because the state keeps cutting education funding. >> we're going to have to cut deeper, but cutting alone really doesn't do it. >> reporter: today governor jerry brown said the state's budget deficit jumped from $9 billion to $16 billion, largely because tax revenues have been much lower than expected. the unemployment rate here is still 11%. >> there has to be a balance and day of reckoning. this is the type of day of reckoning and we've got to take the
May 16, 2012 5:30pm PDT
donaghue at brown university developed the system after decoding some of the brain's electrical language. how well do we understand this language? >> we know that there's a general pattern of, for example, left, right, up, down, even fast or slow. >> kathy now has neural control over that cursor. >> pelley: four years ago dr. leigh hochberg of massachusetts general hospital explained as hutchinson moved the computer cursor with her thoughts. >> she's thinking about the movement of her hand and she's moving the cursor much as if she had her hand on a mouse. do you want to play some music? all right. >> pelley: she just clicked "play." >> she did. ( playing paul mccartney's "another day" ) >> pelley: ( laughs ) that's pretty amazing! now four years later in the study published today in the journal "nature" researchers report hutchinson has gone even further, using her mind to control a robotic arm. >> she was able to reach and grab any ball in any location about half the time which to us was remarkable that he could do any of that. >> pelley: once they proved it worked they wanted to see w
May 10, 2012 6:30pm EDT
down for the killer of maryland state trooper wesley brown. now even though he was sentenced to life in prison without parole, cyril cornelius williams remained defiant until the very end offering no apologies to brown's friends and family who were there in the courtroom. the story from scott broom. >> justice has certainly been served, but it proines consolation to us whatsoever -- provides no consolation to us whatsoever. >> reporter: state's attorney angela alsobrooks took no pleasure of this major victory in court. cyril williams will spend the rest of his life in prison for the murder of off-duty state trooper wesley brown who was moonlighting security at the applebee's restaurant
May 23, 2012 7:00pm EDT
, little star." prince's "purple rain," a charlie brown christmas, and one that caught our ear. >> franklin d. roosevelt stood beside chief justice hughes on the steps of the capitol on that raw afternoon of march 4, and a nation with 15 million unemployed upon listened. >> let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself. >> pelley: the recordings is called "i can hear it now." 13 years of history from f.d.r.'s inauguration in 1933 through his funeral and the end of world war ii in '45. narrated by edward r. murrow. >> a city watched, a nation listened. arthur godfrey, an old washington hand, described it. >> and now just-- just coming past the treasury, i can see the horses drawing the caisson. >> pelley: the project was the brainchild of cbs news producer fred friendly. when a musician strike left columbia records in need of material, he went through 500 hours of radio broadicate caste to create what he called a scrapbook of the ear. >> the forces of germany have surrendered to the united stateses nations. the flags of freedom fly all over europe. >> pelley
May 28, 2012 5:30pm PDT
trees. some 40,000 customers lost power at the height of the storm. jacksonville mayor alvin brown urged residents to stay indoors. >> we remain vigilant and heavily engaged in keeping jacksonville residents safe. >> reporter: direct damage and flooding from beryl was not as bad as feared. much of the rain had been soaked up by ground parched from a six- month drought. but the storm spoiled jacksonville's plans for the annual jazzfest. officials here estimate tourism losses at $20 million. even after the storm passed, volunteer rescuers like aaron skipper had to watch the beach to keep people out of the water. >> they should definitely stay out of the water. it's dangerous with heavy current. >> reporter: but in other places like charleston, overcast conditions didn't scare off beachgoers and for some tourists beryl proved a draw. scottie moore and carry drove to jacksonville from their home in georgia just for the experience. >> we road into a storm and enjoyed every minute of it and almost want to do it again. (laughs) >> reporter: over the next 48 hours, beryl is expected to bring win
May 2, 2012 7:00pm EDT
and all. >>> and is bobby brown to blame for whitney houston's death. his new interview. >>> rihanna's wild new photos. >>> and tom ford, one-on-one with vogue's andre leon talley. >> you have
May 31, 2012 6:30pm EDT
by cbs ♪[ music ] >>> chuck brown, well today thousands said their good-bye to the god father. a memorial service full of tearful tributes and some powerfuls performances, all dedicated to the late d.c. music legend. and tonight, we're dedicating the newscast in our own tribute to the god father of go go. today's memorial service spanned more than theehour -- more than three hours. coming up, the emotional farewell and plus the impact that he had, not just on music, but our entire d.c. community as told by the
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